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Adding to the Faces of Mathematics on Wikipedia | Blog on Math Blogs

Photo: Evelyn J Lamb "For better or for worse, Wikipedia is the first place most people look when they want to learn about someone or […]

The Mysterious Lithophones of Vietnam: Descendants of the First Musical Instruments? | Ancient Origins

Photo: Wu Mingren  "The word ‘lithophone’ is derived from two Greek words, ‘lithos’ and ‘phone’. The first can be translated as ‘stone’, whilst the second […]

Of the 3 Types of Skills, One Is Quickly Becoming Most Important | Learning Blog - LinkedIn Learning

Photo: Paul Petrone Paul Petrone, Marketing Manager at LinkedIn summarizes, "Research has found there are three types of skills in the world: knowledges, transferable skills […]

Tracking humanities PhD outcomes: an update on the TRaCE Project | University Affairs - MY OPINION

"Organizers are reviewing results of the pilot project and aim to launch the next phase this fall." according to Eliza Bateman, PhD candidate in law, […]

Machine learning writes songs that elicits emotions from its listeners | ScienceDaily

"Music, more than any art, is a beautiful mix of science and emotion. It follows a set of patterns almost mathematically to extract feelings from […]

From China to America: Bridging Cultures With Music | KCTS 9 - Arts & Culture

Photo: Peter W. Choi "How Shirley Wang is defying Asian music stereotypes with an unlikely instrument — the guzheng." notes Peter W. Choi, joined KCTS […]

Comic books bring artistry, imagination and a tactile experience to a digital age | Los Angeles Times

Photo: Jessica Peralta "O.C. is home to a number of shops, as the storylines, writing and sheer feel of the paper continue to delight longtime […]

A New AI Can Write Music as Well as a Human Composer | Futurism

In Brief  Aiva is an AI composer that creates musical pieces used as soundtracks for film directors, advertising agencies, and even game studios.  This brings […]

Do the art’s really make a difference to society? | The Signal

"Nowadays people forget the importance of art in their everyday lives." continues The Signal. Photo: FreeDigitalPhotos.net They accredit more of what they do to science, […]

Making Athens Great Again | The Atlantic - April 2017 Issue

Photo: Rebecca Goldstein "How does a citizen respond when a democracy that prides itself on being exceptional betrays its highest principles? Plato despaired, but he […]

Suggested Book of the Week - The First Signs: Unlocking the Mysteries of the World’s Oldest Symbols

Check this book out below by Genevieve Von Petzinger - Anthropology.  The First Signs: Unlocking the Mysteries of the World’s Oldest Symbol One of the […]

You can use this machine learning demo to roll Keanu Reeves’ (or anyone’s) eyes | The Verge

Photo: Lizzie Plaugic "Another day, another fun internet thing that uses neural networks for facial manipulation." says Lizzie Plaugic, On The Verge since Jan 12, […]